India reports two new coronavirus cases, total now 5

Passengers wearing masks are seen arrival at the Shanghai railway station in Shanghai, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, February 27, 2020. (Reuters)

India said on Monday two people in the country had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total in the country to five.

One case was detected in the capital New Delhi, while the other was in the southern state of Telangana, the government said in a statement.

The patients had a travel history from Italy and the United Arab Emirates, respectively, the statement said. Both patients were stable and being closely monitored.


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